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The Best Parenting Podcasts of the Year

BY Brynne Conroy

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Parenting in 2019 is tough. Even or perhaps especially in our ever-connected world, it’s simultaneously hard to slow down and ironically difficult to truly connect …


5 Ways Marriage Counseling is Decreasing Our Money Fights

BY Andy Hill

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My wife and I don’t always see eye to eye when it comes to our money. The things that get me excited about our finances …


How to Build Kids’ Work Ethic and Money Management Skills

BY Chris Durheim

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Now that the school year has started, we officially have all three of our daughters in elementary school. With our kids getting older, we’ve been …


How Giving an Allowance Inspired Good Financial Habits

BY Brynne Conroy

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Charlotte Baker is the mother of two young adults whom she has successfully raised to be financially responsible adults. Her daughter runs her own business …


4 Money Lessons Learned While Road Tripping

BY Chris Durheim

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A few years ago, my sister-in-law was having a destination wedding in Arizona and there was no way we were going to miss it. That …


How to Make Sure Your Kids Have It Way Better Than You Did

BY Kaycee Cuaira

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George Orwell wrote, “Each generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one that went before it, and wiser than the one that comes …


The Definitive Legal and Financial Checklist for New Parents

BY Sam Mcroberts

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Becoming a parent for the first time brings a lot of changes, some more welcome than others. If you have a new baby, you may …


How to Prepare Your Children to Leave the Nest

BY Erik Neilson

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There may be nothing quite as terrifying for teens and young adults as leaving home to live on their own for the first time. Uprooting …